Meeting Minutes – 11-23-2015

Alton Band and Orchestra Builders

Meeting Minutes
November 23, 2015


Amy Hillery – President
Vickie Schilling – Vice President
Cindy Kirbach – Treasurer
Mike Haynes – Communications
Courtney Frosch – Ways and Means
Rose Lammers – Craft Fair
Paula Fritz – Hospitality
Ed Gray – Financial
Tom Pullen –
Penny Boedeker – Secretary


Laura Plummer
Alyssa Cudney
Michaela Davis


David Fritz, Jamie Pullen, Diane Vroman, Angela Sarandis

President Hillery called the meeting to order at 7:13 pm. Minutes of the October meeting were reviewed. Seeing no additions or corrections, Tom Pullen made the motion to accept, and Rose Lammers seconded, motion carried. Treasurer, Cindy Kirbach, presented the financial report. Courtney Frosch made the motion to accept the report as presented, seconded by Mike Haynes, motion carried.


Alyssa Cudney – High School Band

Lovejoy festival – everyone played well.
Attended IMEA Jazz Festival
Kids are very excited about band right now.

Upcoming events

Pep band has first game on December 1
  • 6th Grade through High School Band Concert – December 9

Laura Plummer – High School Orchestra

Concert last week went well.

Upcoming events:

  • Chamber has a wedding to play this weekend.
  • December 3 Assistant living and retired luncheon
  • Christmas wonderland
  • December 10 – Wicked

Middle School Band and orchestra – Reported by Amy Hillary

6 students at IMEA – best concert seen in awhile

Upcoming events:

  • December 3 Winter concert 6th-8th orchestra
  • December 9 Band Concert


Hospitality: Paula Fritz

Preparing for craft fair

Communications: Mike Haynes

Sent Email for Chinese buffet

Video for how to use Amazon for ABOB fundraiser, emailing out tonight

Craft Fair information blast email going out Tom Pullen

Sticky on top of home page for craft fair

Uniform fundraiser

Have our next payment
Set date for next button day – May 14 proposed date – proposed doing some Friday evening or Saturday 4 – 6 pm for grocery stores.

Fitting uniforms for incoming Freshman to get an idea of what additional uniforms are needed.

Ways & Means: Courtney Frosch

Cardinal Calendar sales just turned in – 63 calendars sold – Back to back fundraisers may have hindered sales. $440 profit so far. Ordered 200 calendars to sell at craft fair and band concerts and remainder can be returned.

December 9 concerts – 50/50 drawing
Brooms, ornaments and santa keys at Craft Fair

Skip December for Restaurant night. Proposed Papa Johns for January and Firehouse Subs for February.

Craft Fair – Rose Lammers and Kathy DeWitt

2016 contracts and flyers are ready. Signs are all out. Food is ordered. 10 booths still available.
Did not order drink mugs due to timing
Proposal to order ABOB shirts for craft fair and other events

Dinner Auction
First Meeting Dec 14, 7pm

Spring Vendor Fair – Laura Plummer

Scheduled for Saturday, March 19
Chris Cakes coming
Contracts available at Craft Fair



Next Meeting Scheduled for January 25, 2016.

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 pm.
Respectfully Submitted,

Penny Boedeker